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Farella Braun + Martel Attorneys Amanda Hairston and Andy Nguyen Recognized on 2014 Lawyers of Color Hot List

August 4, 2014 Accolades

SAN FRANCISCO, August 4, 2014 – Farella Braun + Martel LLP is proud to announce that Senior Associate Amanda Hairston and Associate Andy Nguyen have been named to the Lawyers of Color Second Annual Hot List. Both attorneys were honored at a reception on July 23. Farella Associate Janel Thamkul was named to the inaugural list in 2013.

The Hot List recognizes early- to mid-career attorneys who are excelling in the legal profession. Honorees represent six regions throughout the United States and were selected based on a two-step process. A selection committee reviewed nominations and researched legal publications to identify promising candidates with noteworthy accomplishments and a significant presence in diversity pipeline initiatives.

A member of Farella’s Insurance Coverage Group, Hairston’s practice includes assisting clients in pursuing coverage claims related to products liability, employment class actions, SEC investigations, shareholder litigation, intellectual property, technology errors and omissions and mass casualty torts. She received her J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law (2007), where she was a member of the Hastings Race and Poverty Law Journal. Hairston is co-chair of Farella’s Diversity Committee. 

Nguyen is a member of Farella’s Intellectual Property Litigation Department. His practice focuses on representing high technology clients in patent infringement cases involving video games, digital video recorders, online video, smartphones and hard drives. He received his J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law (2009), where he served as comment editor of the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology.

Farella Braun + Martel represents clients throughout the United States and abroad in sophisticated business transactions and high-stakes commercial, civil and criminal litigation. Farella lawyers are known for their imaginative legal solutions, dynamism and intellectual creativity. With an unwavering service ethic and interdisciplinary team approach, the firm is committed to advancing clients' objectives in the most effective, coordinated and efficient manner. Founded in 1962, Farella is headquartered in San Francisco and maintains an office in the Napa Valley focused on the wine industry. www.fbm.com

Contact:
Cheryl Loof
Farella Braun + Martel LLP
415.954.4433 / [email protected]

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